Dr. Gary Collins, MD

Dr. Gary Collins, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gary Collins, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Little Rock, AR. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

9501 Baptist Health Dr Ste 600

Little Rock, AR 72205

Contact Information

(501) 227-7596

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Medicare
  • Qualchoice
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Collins performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Collins "I enjoy participating in all aspects in the cardiovascular care of our patients. We have a full service clinic and have the most experienced and respected physicians in the state. I have a great staff and its a pleasure to interact with all our patients."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arkansas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Rensselaer
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Wright Patterson AFB Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Wright Patterson Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Collins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Collins' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Collins to family and friends
4.7
based on 11 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Collins' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Little Rock, AR |
Love Dr. Collins. Highly recommend him for his knowledge, his kindness and the compassionate care he gives his patients! He takes time to explain procedures and listens to you about concerns.
in Tupelo, Ar. |
Very considerate. Only considers test or procedures necessary. Considerate of the age of patients. Kindly answers my questions.
in newport, ar |
Dr. Collins took time to listen to me and answer any questions that I had. He has a wonderful personality and was very honest with his answers, even if it wasn't what I wanted to hear. I would recommend him everytime anyone needs a cardiologist
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Dr. Collins accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Qualchoice
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Collins has admitting privileges

CHI St. Vincent Infirmary
2 Saint Vincent Cir
Little Rock, AR 72205
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Baptist Health Medical Center - Little Rock
9601 Baptist Health Drive
Little Rock, AR 72205
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